Fergie is a well-known American actress, singer, entertainer, and a songwriter. Some of her major films she has acted in include ‘Kids Incorporated’ which is a Disney Variety TV Show. She has also been known of being a member of a teen-pop girl band which she formed with her friend who is known as Stefanie Ridel and another from the Kids Incorporated known as Renee Ilene. This teen-pop girl band is known as ‘Wild Orchid’.
She had been faced with intense drug addiction but was able to quit later and then joined a solo performance. She is now connected to the group known as ‘The Black Eyes Peas’. Today, let’s have a close look at the biography, career, and net worth of Fergie in 2019
Early Life & Biography
Fergie was born on 27th March 1975 in Hacienda Heights, California in the United States with her full name being Stacy Ann Ferguson. Her parents were John Patric Ferguson and Theresa “Terri” Ann Gore who were school teachers. Though her parents suffered from cancer, they got healed after treatment though they separated while Fergie was only 13 years old.
Fergie went to do her studies at Mesa Robles Middle School and her high school at Glen A. Wilson High School. She also studied at John F. Kennedy High School where she met her friends Renee Sands and Stefanie Riddle who together formed the Wild Orchid band. At school, she was a cheerleader, a Girl Scout, and a spelling bee champion.
Fergie got married on January 2009 to Josh Duhamel who was an actor from which they had been dating for more than four years. They got one son by the name Axl Jack Duhamel who was born in the year 2013. This couple then later divorced in the year 2016. During her interview at ‘The Advocate’ and ‘The Sun’, she confirmed that she was bisexual.
Career, Awards & Nominations
She commenced her carrier as a voice artist in ‘It’s Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown’ in the year 1984. She has also been known to have worked in a show known as ‘Kids Incorporated’ and other television roles such as ‘Fashion Police’, ‘Instant Def’, ‘The Cleveland Show’, ‘Instant Def’, and ‘The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show’.
They formed an all-girl band known as Wild Orchid Band together with her friends they studied together at high school. This band released some albums such as ‘Oxygen’, ‘Wild Orchid’, and ‘Fire’. She then later left this group in the year 2001. In the year 2003, Fergie joined a hip-hop group known as ‘The Black Eyed Peas’ during their 3rd studio album known as ‘Elephunk’. They have also released some other albums together which include; ‘The E.N.D.’, ‘Monkey Business’, and ‘The Beginning’.
She additionally been in her solo career in which she has released several albums which include one of her debut studio album known as ‘The Dutchess’ in the year 2006. Her second album was released in 2017 and it was entitled ‘Double Dutchess’. In addition to her solo career, she has also appeared in some singles as a featured artist which include Party People by Nelly, Impacto by Daddy Yankee, Gettin’ Over You by David Guetta and All of the Lights by Kanye West. Fergie has been nominated 12 times in which from the nominations, she has won 9 American Music Awards. In addition to this, she also has won the Grammy Awards 8 times in 20 Nominations. She has won many awards due to her popularity and success.
Net Worth & Earnings
Fergie has an estimated net worth of $50 Million. She has had this fortunate net worth from some of the wonderful earnings she has had in her career. The sales of her albums and singles have been fruitful in ensuring that she has had a successful career line. As an actor, she has also received more earnings e.g. from the Outspoken in the year 2010.
On a successful path in being a singer and an actor, you will be surprised to know that Fergie is one of the owners of the Miami Dolphins. Her contributions have taken a major role in the music industry.